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Starfish

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Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Abyssaster diadematus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

14 December 1875 - 14 December 1875

Form:

Fluid

Station:

299

Citations:

Sladen, W.P (1889) Report on the scientific results of the voyage of H.M.S Challenger. Report on the ASTEROIDEA. Zoology Vol. XXX, Pg 159-162

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Order:

Paxillosida

Family:

Porcellanasteridae

Genus:

Abyssaster Madsen, 1961

Species:

Abyssaster diadematus (Sladen, 1883)

Station/Area Information

Station:

299

Date collected:

14/12/1875

Area:

Between Valparaiso and Juan Fernandez Island, Chile

Water body:

Southeast Pacific Ocean

FAO:

87

Depth (Fathoms):

2160 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-33.52

Decimal Longitude:

-74.72

Gear:

Trawl

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02773

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02505

Temperature at 25 fathoms:

59°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

53.1°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

50.9°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

49.1°F

Temperature at 125 fathoms:

47.8°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

46.5°F

Temperature at 175 fathoms:

45.3°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

44.4°F

Temperature at 225 fathoms:

43.5°F

Temperature at 250 fathoms:

42.8°F

Temperature at 275 fathoms:

42.1°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

41.7°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

40.6°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

39.3°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

38.5°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

37.7°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

37°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

36.6°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

36.3°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

36°F

Temperature at 1200 fathoms:

35.8°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

35.6°F

Temperature at 1400 fathoms:

35.4°F

Temperature at 1500 fathoms:

35.2°F

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